Category: writing

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“It’s been very rare to have known you, very strange and wonderful.”

F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Beautiful and Damned
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“I am sharp as broken glass, and just as fragile. I tell lies better than I tell truths. I see all of the galaxy and never catch a glimpse of it.”

Veronica Roth, Carve the Mark
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“But I tried, didn’t I? Goddamnit, at least I did that.”

Ken Kesey, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
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“I am too full of life
to be half-loved.”

Ijeoma Umebinyuo, Questions for Ada
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We try so hard to hide everything we’re really…

We try so hard to hide everything we’re really feeling from those who probably need to know our true feelings the most.

We are the breath before the verse.

We are the breath before the verse.

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“I am good at walking away. Rejection teaches you how to reject.”

Jeanette Winterson, Weight: The Myth of Atlas and Heracles
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He lashes a custom grip onto his wrist… determ…

He lashes a custom grip onto his wrist… determined to still live for every last note, even when life seems like it is octaves out of range.

We are only here today not because what does n…

We are only here today not because what does not kill us makes us stronger, but because what does not kill us does not kill us.

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“Goodness comes from within. Goodness is.. chosen. When a man cannot choose,”

Anthony Burgess, A Clockwork Orange
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